Training Tools

Muzzle is not a bad word.

Seriously, it’s not. It’s not just bad dogs that wear them, and it’s not just bad dogs that should be trained to wear a muzzle either. So when might a dog need to wear a muzzle? If your dog is stressed out and may do what dogs do, which is use their mouth and teeth to communicate. This could include:… Read more →

Driving with your dog, safely.

Five days ago, I got into a car accident with my dog. I travel frequently with at least one of my dogs with me, whether it’s to and from training, or just heading out to demo and schmooze and explore new neighborhoods. I almost never travel with any dogs loose in the car. I drive (drove) a 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander,… Read more →